Nevada Fire Board Oversight Body

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Nevada Fire Board Oversight Body

Established To:

Act as the custodian of the 2015 Nevada Wildland Fire Cohesive Strategy Summit’s Action Plan to ensure goal achievement and identify emerging topics.

This oversight body acts as an “advisory” body and is charged with taking the NV Cohesive Strategy Summit report and its Action Steps, ensuring that goal achievement is accomplished and monitoring emerging topics through the Nevada Fire Board.  This body should meet annually or as needed to monitor progress, develop issue resolution, address emerging issues and report out.  They shall also determine the re-occurrence of the NV Cohesive Strategy Summit process.

Next scheduled meeting: February 17, 2016 in Incline Village (exact location to be determined – check back later for updates)

Membership (one representative from each group):

Forest Service –  Humboldt Toiyabe (HT) 

Forest Service – Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU)

Bureau of Land Management (BLM)

National Park Service (NPS)

Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA)

Fish and Wildlife (F&W)

Nevada Division of Forestry (NDF)

Nevada Local Government Fire Representative (North & South) – Nevada Fire Chiefs Association (NFCA)

Nevada Fire Board Organization Charter Member 

Future possible membership: 

Living With Fire (LWF)

Fire Safe Council

Insurance Industry

State Fire Marshal (SFM)

Tribal Entity

Nevada Association of Counties (NACO)

Nevada League of Cities (NLC)

Nevada Division of Wildlife (NDOW)

Sagebrush Ecosystem Council (SEC)

NDF Forest Stewardship Advisory Committee

Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS)

NV Conservation Districts (NCD)

Desert Research Institute (DRI)

Nevada Department of Agriculture – Noxious Weeds

Nevada Department of Environmental Protection – Air Quality

Great Basin Science Team

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